Monica Kamen, Co-Director
Monica Kamen is a Co-Director of the DC Fair Budget Coalition. Before taking on that role, Monica served as the organization's Advocacy Coordinator, beginning in 2014. Prior to joining FBC, Monica worked as a community organizer for Jews United for Justice, where she was involved in a variety of local campaigns including raising the minimum wage and leading a campaign to win paid sick days for all workers in DC. Born and raised in the Philadelphia suburbs, Monica moved to the DC area in 2007 where she earned a B.A in Arabic Studies at the University of Maryland and joined the JUFJ staff in 2011.
You can reach Monica at 202-629-4922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephanie Sneed, Co-Director
Stephanie Sneed is a Co-Director of the DC Fair Budget Coalition. Prior to joining FBC, Stephanie worked as a program coordinator at the Latin American Youth Center, where she coordinated a training program for the AmeriCorps team, as well as a sexual health and advocacy program for middle school students. She also has experience working as a classroom teacher in DC public and charter schools. Additionally, Stephanie has been a community organizer since high school and continues her work both as a member of the Service 2 Justice organizing committee, where she is able to bring together her passion for social justice with her experience in non-profit organizations as a client and a staff member.
Beginning January 3, you can reach Stephanie at 202-629-4922 or email@example.com.
Ericka Taylor, Transition Staff
Ericka Taylor was the Executive Director of the DC Fair Budget Coalition through December 2016. She will serve as Transition Staff through mid-January 2017. Prior to joining FBC, she served as the Development Director for The Other 98%, a netroots organization dedicated to ending the corporate control of the U.S. political system. She worked as a community organizer with the Washington, DC chapter of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and trained young people and youth organizers as the Southeast Regional Program Coordinator for YouthAction, based in Albuquerque, NM. Beginning in 2000, Ericka joined the philanthropic community, working as a Program Officer at the Public Welfare Foundation in Washington, DC, where she directed funding to organizations working on issues that included low-wage worker organizing, living wages, affordable housing, homelessness, predatory lending and fair taxation. Ericka left Public Welfare to return to grassroots work and became the Organizing Coordinator for ONE DC. In 2012, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree, with a concentration in fiction, from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers, and she holds a BA in English from Cornell University. She has served as a member of the Board of Directors or Steering Committees of the National Organizers Alliance, Progressive Technology Project, and Youth Education Alliance and is currently a board member of the National Priorities Project, Western States Center, and La Clinica del Pueblo.
Until January 13, 2017, you can reach Ericka at 202-629-4922 or firstname.lastname@example.org.